Sports

Shea comes up big to nip Rogers

Almeida's TD, Raiders' fumble recovery in last quarter keys win
PAWTUCKET - It was a stressful second half for the Shea High football team on Friday night, but the Raiders managed to overtake Rogers and hold on for a tight 23-21 victory in Division II-A action at... more

Late TD lifts Lions to victory

Lincoln seizes third straight Div. III victory
GLOCESTER - It went down to the wire in Division III football on Saturday afternoon, as Lincoln High scored the go-ahead touchdown with 33.1 seconds left in the game and prevented Ponaganset High... more

Woonsocket's Soukhamthath impresses in MMA triumph

LINCOLN - For someone who wants to get to "the next level" in his craft, Andre Soukhamthath dearly sought to put forth an impressive showing in his bantamweight fight this past weekend at the Twin... more

Mount St. Charles seeks new head varsity boys' basketball coach

WOONSOCKET – The Mount St. Charles Academy athletic department currently has an opening for a head boys’ varsity basketball coach for the upcoming 2014-15 winter season. Anyone interested in applying... more

Northmen shut out Cougars, 28-0; Raiders, Tigers pick up Div. II wins

North Smithfield’s big win over North Providence in their Division IV showdown and an offensive eruption by Shea in its easy victory over Warwick Vets highlighted this Friday night’s action in the... more

Broncos air it out to ground Cougars

NP's win streak in Div. IV play ends in 41-6 loss
BURRILLVILLE - Any time you get a high school showdown in the middle of October that features two unbeaten teams vying for sole possession of first place, odds are you are going to have a competitive... more

Night of Legends set to honor Belisle, '76 CHS baseball team

'The Dugout' will host Oct. 24 event
CUMBERLAND - It may be the smallest group of inductees, but the coach and the baseball team that will be honored at the Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland-Lincoln's 3rd annual Night of Legends on... more

Building from scratch: Ricci, Birchwood girls' soccer teams improve during first seasons

NORTH PROVIDENCE - During their tenures as varsity high school coaches, Mike Tuorto and J.R. Desjarlais had been familiar with rebuilding seasons - Tuorto with the Lincoln High wrestling team and... more

After solid cross country seasons, Lions set sights on class meets

LINCOLN - In what has been a very competitive Northern Division that over the past six years has seen Cumberland High and Smithfield High create the most buzz and team up to take all the boys' and... more

Up-and-down season has Saints holding 6-4 mark, thinking playoffs

SRA sits in fifth place in Div. III soccer standings
PAWTUCKET - The Saint Raphael Academy boys' soccer team has had its share of ups and downs this season, but after a 4-0 shutout of Ponaganset last Friday night, the Saints find themselves entering... more

Veteran MSC boys' soccer team seeks top-four finish, Division II playoffs

WOONSOCKET - At 8-2-2 and securely in fourth place in the Division II ranks, the Mount St. Charles Academy boys' soccer team is enjoying one of its finest seasons since the program last captured... more

Cougar girls'soccer teambattles W.W.to another tie

NP stays unbeaten in Div. III at 10-0-2
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence High girls' soccer team remained undefeated last week, but were forced to settle for its second draw of the season last Thursday night at home, as West Warwick... more

Urban Assault Race for cyclists invades Pawtucket on Nov. 9

PAWTUCKET - The Urban Assault Race, an obstacle course event for bicyclists that features manageable drops and jumps, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the site of the former Paramount... more

Back where they belong: Novans savor return to Div. II field hockey

WOONSOCKET - After producing five losing records (and one .500 mark) during its six Division II seasons from 2006-2011, a very strange - and unfair - thing happened to the Woonsocket High field... more

Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket plans registration for youth basketball league

PAWTUCKET - The Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket will be conducting registration sessions for its youth basketball league for youngsters ages 8-12 during business hours until Nov. 3 at the Boys... more

Sentinel cross country squads turn attention to class, state meets

Despite losing Northern Division titles to Cumberland, Smithfield's spirits are high
SMITHFIELD - Before the cross country season began, the Smithfield High boys' and girls' teams knew that Cumberland High would be their biggest threat in the Northern Division. The Lady Sentinels had... more

Run for the Pawz 5K, dog walk will be held Nov. 2

PAWTUCKET - The second annual Run for the Pawz 5K will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 8:45 a.m. at Slater Park. A 1-mile dog walk will also take place that morning, and beverages and food will be... more

Local standouts help RIC women's tennis team serve up superb season

PROVIDENCE - One quick glance at a press release from a Rhode Island College women's tennis match and you'd swear you were reading the results from a Smithfield High alumni affair. Sophomore Julie... more

Demon Hill obstacle race returns to Diamond Hill Park on Oct. 25

CUMBERLAND - The second annual Demon Run at Diamond Hill Park, an action-packed 3.1-mile obstacle race with 10 challenging obstacles, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The... more

Cumberland Parks & Rec offers free self-defense clinic for women Oct. 19

Two sessions are scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 19
CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department will be conducting a free self-defense clinic for women on Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Diamond Hill Ski Lodge. The clinic's instructor is... more

Gator's Pub Fall Volleyball League wraps up regular season

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Four teams recently sewed up the five-week regular season in the Gator's Pub Fall Volleyball League by taking first place in their respective divisions. Two of the teams, All 4 Fun... more

North Stars Mite Minors improve to 3-0, roll past Bay State Wave

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket North Stars Merrill Lynch Mite Minors continued its strong start to its season by improving to 3-0 with a 9-0 win over the Bay State Wave on Sunday at Adelard Arena.... more

Woonsocket YMCA accepts signups for youth hoop league

WOONSOCKET - The Greater Woonsocket YMCA is currently accepting registrations for its youth basketball league for children ages 5-17 and its three divisions that are based on the ages of the players... more

'Run to Play!' Thanksgiving 5K hits North Scituate

NORTH SCITUATE - The inaugural "Run to Play!" Thanksgiving 5K will take place on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. at the North Scituate Elementary School on 46 Institute Lane. The family-friendly 3.1-... more

South Foster Volunteer Fire Company plans annual road races on Saturday

FOSTER - The South Foster Volunteer Fire Company's 4th annual Fall Foliage 5K and 10K run and walk will return to the roads of Foster on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. the Foster Fairgrounds on 183... more

Blackstone Boys & Girls Club seeks youth basketball playersfor travel teams in SCMYBL

BLACKSTONE - The Blackstone Valley Boys & Girls Club will once again enter teams in the South Central Mass. Youth Basketball League (SCMYBL) for the 2014-15 season, and boys in grades 4-8 and... more

Boys & Girls Club offers Body Sculpt, Circuit Body Pump programs

CUMBERLAND - The Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland-Lincoln is currently taking registrations for two new programs designed for seniors or anyone looking for a light workout. The first is the club's... more